Randi Joyce Robertson Bueten, better known as Randi Rhodes, is an American former talk radio host and activist. Aside from that, she is also an active progressive political commentator.
Besides being a talk radio host, Rhodes also worked in the United States Air Force. From her busy married life to a professional role as a commentator, Rhodes has been juggling her life very well. Let’s dive deep into the world of Randi and explore more about her life.
Let’s start the article with some facts first.
|Full Name:||Randi Joyce Bueten|
|Stage Name:||Randi Rhodes|
|Birth Date:||January 28, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Profession:||Talk Radio Show Host|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Named as Randi Joyce Bueten, Rhodes was born in the city of Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America. Raised in the Jewish family, Rhodes’s father was a mechanical engineer and a World War II veteran. At the same time, her mother worked as a dress shop worker.
However, when Randi turned 15, her parents divorced. A bit mischievous and eccentric Rhodes enlisted in the United States Air Force. Likewise, in the airforce, she worked as an aircraft mechanic and achieved Airman first class(E-3) rank.
During her time there, Rhodes got her basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Later she got trained as a flight engineer at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Similarly, Rhodes became an aircraft mechanic and discharged from duty after three years.
The former talk show host, Randi, was born in the year 1959. Randi celebrates her birthday every year on the 28th of January. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Similarly, the former talk host has not disclosed much when it comes to her life. She has not even revealed her height and weight to the public. But from her appearance alone, we can see that Rhodes is a gorgeous lady who stands at a fair height.
Also, Rhodes has long silky hair and stunning blue eyes.
Talking about Rhodes’s job, after leaving her military duties, Randi started her career in media. To be specific, Rhodes began her radio career at a country music station and slowly gained much-needed experience.
Similarly, in the late 1980s, Randi was hired to New York City by WAPP “The Apple.” At that tie, it was owned by Doubleday Broadcasting. It was then Randi used the name ‘Randi Rhodes’ as a radio host.
Likewise, in 2004, Rhodes joined Air America Radio that brought her show ‘The Randi Rhodes Show’ to a whole new audience. In the show, the radio host would take calls spanning the political spectrum, where she aggressively promoted her views.
Following the event, in 2007, Rhodes was tagged as Woman of the Year by the radio’s industry on Talkers Magazine. A year later, the radio show host left Air America, more like she was suspended from the radio station for her inappropriate behavior.
In a San Francisco event for Air America, while doing a stand-up comedy act, Rhodes let her thoughts out too much. She thrashed Geraldine Ferraro and another host, even ridiculing them. Not to mention, swear words were coming like bullets from her mouth.
After months and months of legal procedures and settlement Rhodes was terminated from Air America. So what happened to her after that? Well, on April 10, 2008, the former host joined Nova M Radio and, in her first broadcast, shared details concerning her suspension.
Likewise, the following year, Randi joined another radio, Premiere Radio Networks, on April 23, 2009. There, her program titled ‘The Randi Rhodes Show’ aired live from Monday through Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. However, her show came to an end on May 16, 2014.
But this was not the end of Rhodes’s career. In 2016, Rhodes started a Kickstarter campaign. With this ‘The Randi Rhodes Show’ also came to life on July 5, 2016.
Talking about Rhodes’s own life, she used to be a married woman as of now. As a matter of fact, Rhodes is married to Jim Robertson, an independent television producer, and cameraman.
Likewise, the couple was together for ten whole years before tying their knot in 1994. No information about their wedding and relationships has been found in public. But there is no need for that.
The reason being, Rhodes and Robertson are no longer together. In April 2004, the duo split but has remained friends even now. After that, Rhodes has not dated or hooked with any other partners.
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